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Stories from Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Posey VFD receives grant funding for fire house (10/06/09)
Recently, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded approximately $165 million in fire station construction grants to 96 fire departments across the United States. The Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department was one of those agencies to receive grant money...
Council finalizes budget, discusses LOIT (10/06/09)
The Clay County Council approved its 2010 budget Monday night, but its members had their minds focused on the future. During the meeting, the budget passed 6-1 with Larry Moss casting the lone vote of rejection. "I had told some people I would not approve of the budget unless some staffing cuts were made," Moss told The Brazil Times. ...
INDOT to add turn lanes at intersection (10/06/09)
The Indiana Department of Transportation is making an attempt to make an intersection along United States 40 a little safer. In the next couple of weeks, construction is anticipated to begin to create a dedicated left turn lane where US 40 intersects with County Road 200 West (Waterworks Road)...
What a catch! (10/06/09)
Eight-year-old Nathaniel Cooprider recently made two big catches. Nathaniel, son of Tessa and Ray Cooprider, Brazil, recently caught two bass, one that weighed 6 pounds, two ounces, and the other that weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, at a private lake in Clay County. Courtesy Photo...
HONOR ROLLS (10/06/09)
Van Buren Elementary First grade All A's Matthew Briscoe, Destiny Burns, Gage Cooper, Parker Gibbens, Natalie Morris, Alicia Perrin, Gabrielle Reid, Caleb Swearingen, Katlyn Temple, Kaden Young All A's and B's Bryce Batchelor, Lindy Berry, Colten Branham, Abigail Bryan, Klarissa Burns, Sara Cooksey, Cynthia Hauk, Austin Lane, Latsha Lashley, Kaelyn Lawrence, Connor Layne, Cierra Markley, Chase Nuckols, Brody Parent, Cheyenne Reitsma, Hannah Stephenson, Dylan Target, Bryton Velazquez, Allison White. ...
CLUB NEWS (10/06/09)
Best of Thymes Club Twenty-three members of The Best of Thymes Club met the evening of Sept. 24, in the home of Jeanne McMichael. Pumpkins, gourds and various fall accents welcomed the women for the carry-in and programs. Charlene Miller gave the table grace before members filled their plates, found a place at the tables and enjoyed laughter and food with their fellow gardeners...
North Clay volleyball sweeps Cloverdale (10/06/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter An already solid Northview volleyball program looks to have an even brighter future, as all three North Clay Junior High teams continued seasons of dominance with wins over Cloverdale Tuesday night. The undefeated seventh-grade squad took the floor first, and quickly earned their 20th victory of the season. ...
North Clay seventh-and eighth-grade claim WIC titles (10/06/09)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The North Clay volleyball teams had a big weekend that featured a pair of Western Indiana Conference championships and a title at the tournament held in Monrovia. The seventh-and eighth-grade volleyball teams competed for WIC titles at Sullivan on Saturday and both teams came away with the hardware...
THQMA Final Feature results (10/06/09)
Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association Rose Hulman Speedway Final features Junior Honda -- A Main B-Main winner: Jaylynn Scott C-Main winner: Hailey Schneider Junior Stock -- A Main World Formula -- A Main 1. Cameron Parr, 2. Joshua Schneider, 3. Tanner Shipman...
Elizabeth 'Bunny' Guriel (10/06/09)
Elizabeth 'Bunny' Guriel, 84, Terre Haute, died in Regional Hospital ER on Oct. 4, 2009. Born in New Goshen, on Aug. 11, 1925, she was the daughter of Joseph and Bertie (Kinley) Roberts and they have preceded her in death. She was a homemaker. She was a student at the Conservatory of Music where she played the organ, and had also been active in the Wabash Senior Activity Center...
Ernest E. Ringo (10/06/09)
Ernest E. Ringo, 70, Clarksville, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville. He was born Aug. 20, 1939, Brazil, to the late Karl and Virginia (Julbert) Ringo. He was the Co-owner/operator of KOA Campgrounds in Clarksville and was an Air Force veteran...
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Conley (10/06/09)
Joe Conley and Connie Myles Conely, Poland recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Playa Del Carman, Mexico. Connie is the daughter of Oliver and Rosemary Myles. She is employed at Indiana American Water Co., Terre Haute. Joe is the son of Ed and Catherine Conley. He is Director of the Indiana State University Field Campus, Brazil...
Rotary Club members proud of celebration (10/06/09)
Keeping a free, family-oriented 4th of July Celebration as part of this community's history and tradition is one local project the Rotary Club of Brazil has been committed to for the last 74 years. As planning for this event got underway, meetings were driven by the love of our Nation and the need to celebrate our freedom. ...
Open letter to Knightsville residents (10/06/09)
To the Editor: Due to the recent increase in burglaries of vehicles, garages and homes in Knightsville and surrounding communities, I ask that you lock your vehicles, garages and homes. Please help me to help you keep yourselves and property safe. By ensuring your property is locked, you force an individual to break into a structure instead of just walking into it...
Sept. 11 breakfast a success (10/06/09)
To the Editor: On Sept. 11, 2009, Traditions/Pappy's and Cloverleaf Health Car co-sponsored a heroes breakfast for first responders. Most of us do not realize that these people, who go above and beyond daily, are heroes until we find ourselves in a crisis or tragedy...
Area food program needs volunteers (10/06/09)
To the Editor: I previously sent a letter asking for help with the Share Food program and was happy with the response I got. I thank everyone who took advantage of it. We still need more people to try it. I would also like to ask for help with the program...
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